Career Research and Resources

Career research, if done patiently and thoughtfully, can help students set solid goals for their academic career and beyond.  Below are sites that offer a wide range of information related to your career research.
O*Net on-line is a place to do a quick skills assessment that can aid in your career research and begin to guide you in an area of interest.

  The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides wonderful information on almost any occupation you can dream up, including the nature of the work, good and bad aspects of the job, training needed, job outlook for the next ten years, earnings tables, and other information.
  The Bureau of Labor and Statistics is a fact finding agency for the U.S. government.  This site offers many resources including economic information for all states.
  The library on the Escanaba Campus has career resource material.  Talk to one of the staff or work study students at the library to assist you.  
  Explore Health Careers– Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers all in one spot.
  Thinking about working in Michigan?
  The Michigan Department of Civil Service is  human resources for State of Michigan employees.  This site contains career information, how to apply for positions within the State of Michigan, and job postings.  The State of Michigan is expected to lose 34% of their workforce to retirement by the year 2014 so checking out the types of careers the State of Michigan has to offer is definitely worth a visit.
  How about Wisconsin?
  The iseek website site offers exceptional information in regards to careers.
  CareerOneStop: Learn about an assortment of career choices, find career information, and locate career resources
  Quintessentail Careers:  A good overall career exploration website for a wide variety of people at various stages of the exploration process.
  Many students seek more information about what can be done with their chosen major.   These sites aid in sparking ideas that are sometimes outside of the normal choices. 

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